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HTMLFirings for Facebook Comments Unlawful, NLRB Rules
Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 10, 2014, previously published on September 8, 2014
An employer violated the National Labor Relations Act by discharging two employees because of their participation in a Facebook discussion about their employer’s State income tax withholding mistakes, by threatening employees with discharge for their Facebook activity, by questioning...

 

HTMLBe Ready When OSHA Walks In
Avidan Meyerstein, Linda Otaigbe; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 9, 2014, previously published on September 5, 2014
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has stepped up its enforcement of safety and health regulations in retail stores. Retailers need to be alert to health and safety issues at their stores and warehouses, both to ensure their workplaces are safe and to be ready for...

 

HTMLMost Convenient Forum is State of Company Headquarter, Judge Finds in Collective Action
James R. Mulroy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 5, 2014, previously published on August 27, 2014
For the convenience of the parties and witnesses and in the interest of justice, the plaintiff’s collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act should be transferred from the District Court for the District of Tennessee to the District Court for the District of New Jersey, the state...

 

HTMLNew Massachusetts Law Requires Employers Provide Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence
Samia M. Kirmani, Brian E. Lewis; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 5, 2014, previously published on August 29, 2014
A new Massachusetts law gives employees who are victims of domestic violence a right to job-protected leave from work.

 

HTMLMinnesota Supreme Court: Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Claims Can Result in Jury Trial, But Employers Have No Defense Based on Complaint Resolution Procedure
Kurt J. Erickson; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 5, 2014, previously published on August 28, 2014
An employee claiming workers’ compensation retaliation under Minnesota’s workers’ compensation retaliation statute, Minnesota Statute Section 176.82, has a right to a jury trial, the Minnesota Supreme Court has held. Schmitz v. U.S. Steel, No. A12-709 (Minn. Aug. 27, 2014). The...

 

HTMLNew Illinois Law Requires Employers to Provide Accommodations to Pregnant Employees and Applicants
Hallie Diethelm Caldarone, Kathryn Montgomery Moran, Paul A. Patten; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 5, 2014, previously published on August 29, 2014
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has approved a law providing additional protections for pregnant women in the workplace. The law will go into effect on January 1, 2015.

 

HTMLEEOC Releases Demanding New Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance
Kristin L. Bauer, Lisa M. DeFilippis, Susan F. Desmond, Patricia Anderson Pryor, Cynthia S. Sandoval; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 21, 2014
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s new Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues describes the agency’s view of prohibitions on discrimination against pregnant workers and how the EEOC sees employment laws enacted in the past 30 years, such as the...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Governor Christie Signs ‘Ban the Box’ Legislation
Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed into law The Opportunity to Compete Act, otherwise known as the “Ban the Box” bill. This legislation will restrict employers from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal background during the initial stages of the application process....

 

HTMLNew Hampshire Limits Employer Access to Social Media Accounts of Employees and Applicants
Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014
Effective September 30, 2014, employers in New Hampshire will be prohibited from requiring employees or job applicants to disclose their login information for accessing any “personal account” or service through an electronic communication device.

 

HTMLFederal Law Does Not Preempt State Unfair Competition Claim, California Supreme Court Rules
Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 6, 2014
A lawsuit against a trucking company for allegedly misclassifying drivers as independent contractors under California’s Unfair Competition Law (“UCL”) was not preempted by the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994 (“FAAAA”), the California Supreme...

 


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